Concert to Benefit Lustgarten Foundation


Cablevision Systems Corp. and Bear Stearns & Co. will team up to
benefit The Lustgarten Foundation via 'A Holiday Rock `n' Roll Bash' at the
Bowery Ballroom in New York Dec. 11.

The musical holiday soiree begins at 6:30 p.m. and will feature dancing in a
concertlike setting. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will also be served, with all
proceeds going to The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research,
named after late Cablevision vice chairman Marc Lustgarten, who passed away from
the disease in the fall of 1999.

Those interested in participating in the festive event are encouraged to
'come as you are' from work.

The Simpson House Band, led by Cablevision chief operating officer Jim Dolan,
will provide the evening's live musical entertainment, performing cover songs
from rhythm and blues to rock 'n' roll.

A minimum donation of $50 is suggested, with VIP tickets and sponsorships
available. Space is limited and reservations are required.

For corporate sponsorships call 516-802-2354. For
individual reservations call 516-803-2308 or visit the event's Web site

The mission of The Lustgarten Foundation is to advance scientific and medical
research related to the diagnosis, treatment, cure and prevention of pancreatic
cancer by increasing funding and support of research into the biological
mechanisms and clinical strategies related to the prevention, diagnosis and
treatment of cancer of the gastrointestinal tract.

The foundation also facilitates and enhances dialog
among members of the medical and scientific communities about basic and clinical
research efforts that relate to pancreatic cancer.